eBooks: The Reality Of Plastic Logic
BBC News gave some PR love to Plastic Logic with an article and embedded video: The revolution of paperless paper
I reveal the secret FAIL of Plastic Logic in these pictures.
Ah, the rev-o-lu-tion-ar-y Plastic Logic Reader!
Why, notice how thin it is!
The plastic screen heart of it.
B-e-n-d!!!! Ha! Ha! Ha! Try that with an LCD!
Notice he does not likewise bend the framed screen!
Because that frame contains things that would break when bent: non-flexible circuit boards and a LiOn battery that will cause you grief if it rips open.
So yeah. A flexi-screen is a neat parlor trick.
But that’s all it is.
Be prepared to stuff that ginormous thing in a similarly-ginormous carrying case that won’t flex.